Sur La Table
2.6 of 5 173 reviews
www.surlatable.com Seattle, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Frustrating!

Sales Associate (Former Employee)

Pros40% discount. Work with kitchenware, if that is what you like.

ConsPoor management. Low, low pay! Stores in which I worked were almost always understaffed and filthy. Because the pay is so low, SLT has trouble retaining qualified candidates. I was paid more money for a similar job over ten years ago.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire some fulltime sales associates and pay them a living wage. With so many part timers, there is not enough accountability. Too much goes undone or is passed on to the person on the next shift.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Looking backwards and big growing pains

    Senior Business Analyst (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Sur La Table full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: There's certainly enough work! You're never not busy and everyone tries to get things done. You get to do your tasks independently… Cons: Everything is Priority 1! There is no chance you'll focus on something you want to do. The systems (I use this term loosely) are… Advice to Senior Management: Stop what you're doing, the status quo won't help anymore. You really aren't that smart, and you have no idea what's going on because your… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Kinda cool, kinda weird, kinda dumb and a hot mess -

    Store Manager (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    I worked at Sur La Table for more than 3 years


    Pros: Fantastic product selection. If you are a self starter and curious about cooking, technique, tools, etc..it's a great place to be. The average… Cons: Day to day store operations are micro managed from corporate. Executive management seems to have little confidence in the abilities of store managers. Like most… Advice to Senior Management: Every day is a new chance to do the right thing. In the meantime the clock is… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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